TUCSON (KVOA) — To help inspire a love of books in children around Tucson, the Tucson Relief League officially kicked off its Reading Action Week campaign on Tuesday.
For the fifth year, the local non-profit organization kicked off its week-long literacy program on Tuesday, giving residents the opportunity to donate new books for children ages 0-12 at various locations around Tucson through March 1.
According to the organization, book donations can be dropped off at the Assistance League of Tucson thrift store at 1307 N. Alvernon Way, Mildred & Dildred at 1725 N. Swan Rd., mostly books to 6208 E. Speedway Blvd. and the Barnes & Noble at 5130 E. Broadway Boulevard.
Organizers say Spanish and bilingual books are especially needed.
“Many children in Tucson do not have new, age-appropriate books at home and the Assistance League of Tucson book drive seeks to change that,” the Assistance League of Tucson said in a statement. hurry.All books remain in Tucson and are distributed through the Assistance League of Tucson’s “Hooked on Books” program.
The nonprofit said people can also donate books online at ALTucson.org.
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